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Milrineon 10Mg Injection

Manufacturer: Neon Laboratories Ltd
Medicine composition: Milrinone
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Milrineon 10Mg Injection is a vasodilator. It is given to patients who have a history of heart failure. This medication works by widening the blood vessels. This allows for a smoother and easier flow of blood in the body.

On using this medication you may experience side effects such as ventricular ectopy, non-sustained ventricular tachycardia, supraventricular arrhythmias, hypotension, dizziness, headache, bronchospasm and skin rash.

Avoid using Milrineon 10Mg Injection if: you have severe heart or kidney diseases, you are taking any prescription or non-prescription drugs, you have allergies to medicines, foods, substances or any of the ingredients contained within Milrineon 10Mg Injection, you are pregnant, or are planning to become pregnant or are nursing a baby.

Consult your doctor before using Milrineon 10Mg Injection. The dosage will be prescribed depending on your condition. Usually the dosage for adults diagnosed with heart failure is about 50 mcg IV for 10 minutes. Any kinds of adjustments in dosage should be based on the patient’s response. The maximum dosage per day is 1.13 mg. In case of drug overdose seek medical attention right away.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Cardiologist before using this medicine.

  • Atrial Arrhythmias (Altered Heart Rate)

  • Arterial Hypotension (Low Blood Pressure)

  • Headache

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Milrineon 10mg injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Caution should be used in patients with severe renal impairment.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Milrineon 10Mg Injection , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Milrinone, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Milrineon 10Mg Injection This drug prevents phosphodiesterase. As a result an enhancement in erythrocyte cAMP activity takes place. Therefore, the erythrocyte membrane can defend deformity more effectively. It also reduces viscosity of blood by accelerating fibrinolytic activity and decreasing plasma fibrinogen concentrations.

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